In this video by the North Carolina Botanical Garden, we are reminded how “going back to basics” can have a tremendous impact on people’s mental health. Some of the fundamental effects on those participating in horticultural therapy activities are:
- Increases sensory stimulation
- Increases self-esteem
- Stabilizes mood
- Increases social interaction
- Increases strength and endurance
- Builds community
Watch the video to appreciate more of the benefits of nature-based therapies.